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The UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center is making a life-changing impact on dozens of North Texas families
The University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center works to bring evidence-based treatment and intervention to children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, helping them reach their potential and live richer, more fulfilling lives. This emotional video, created by a UNT student, brings awareness to the turmoil and questions families face following a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, and what KFAC is doing to help those families thrive.
Curriculum & Instruction master's student ready for second career in the classroom
After four years as an elementary school teacher Sue Dinaro was on her way to becoming a master teacher. But when she moved to Texas, she had trouble finding a teaching position and knew she’d have to look for something else. Then she came across an opportunity at the University of North Texas that tapped into her first career in law enforcement.
COE experts receive $250,000 grant to expand autism services statewide
The University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center and the UNT-based Texas Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program recently received a $250,000 grant from the state to provide in-home training and support to families that have a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
KHPR, CMHT researchers team up with ice hockey gurus to grow the game globally
Soccer and American football are consistently ranked among the top sports in the world. In contrast, ice hockey generates less than a third of the NFL’s revenue with $4.1 billion annually for the National Hockey League. Researchers at the University of North Texas are teaming up with some of the biggest names in hockey to change that.
Student Computer Lab offers study spaces, laptops for checkout
The College of Education Student Computer Labs, which are located in Matthews Hall 309 as well as the recently-opened Physical Education Building (PEB) 220 satellite location, now have more spaces to study, collaboration areas for group work, and offer laptops you can check out to study with or even take to class.
Students, community learn the ropes of Animal Assisted Therapy at COE workshop
In 2000, COE Counseling and Higher Education Professor Cynthia Chandler incorporated Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) into the counseling program at UNT. It became the first accredited counseling program in the U.S. to offer training for students and community members to work with their pets in volunteer and professional settings.
REAL Communities - "Residents Engaged in Academic Living" are communities within the residence halls that bring students together who share the same major or interest.
REAL Communities provide many opportunities to succeed at UNT, incuding more convenient advising, a Staff Mentor, and service opportunities.
We invite you to join the education REAL community in Kerr Hall.
The Applied Physiology Laboratory covers approximately 10,000 square feet of dedicated space. The laboratory house state-of-the-art computerized equipment for measurement of oxygen uptake, anaerobic capacity, strength and power, muscle activation, constituents of blood and tissue samples, and body composition. The Applied Physiology Laboratory specializes in research and education in the areas of physiology, health, and nutrition that relate to exercise.